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Mouth, Edentulous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mouth, Edentulous
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.550
C07.793.597
Unique ID
D009066
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009066
Annotation
do not confuse with ANODONTIA (congenital absence of one or more teeth); differentiate from JAW, EDENTULOUS & JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY (see definitions under JAW, EDENTULOUS)
Scope Note
Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.
Entry Term(s)
Mouth, Toothless
See Also
Denture, Complete
Oral Surgical Procedures, Preprosthetic
Tooth Loss
Public MeSH Note
65; included total & partial edentulous state 1965-79
History Note
65; included total & partial edentulous state 1965-79
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Mouth, Edentulous Preferred
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